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Disney World Genie, Genie+, And Lightning Lane: Launch Date, Pricing, Attraction Lists

Walt Disney World will launch the new Disney Genie, Genie+, and Lightning Lane services on October 19, 2021.  Disney will offer these new planning and paid services via the My Disney Experience app.

Disney Genie

Price: Included with park admission

The Disney Genie service and allows guests to create a personalized itinerary.  The app maps out your day in the most efficient way possible, evaluating thousands of possible itinerary options and adjusting them throughout the day.

Disney Genie+

Price: $15 per person per day

Similar to the now-retired MaxPass at Disneyland, Disney Genie+ allows guests to receive an arrival window for an attraction and use the Lightning Lane entrances for 40+ attractions and entertainment options.  Once you have used one Lightning Lane access, you can get another.  There is no limit on the number of Genie+ arrivals you can book in a day.

Attractions Using Genie+

Magic Kingdom

EPCOT

Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Disney’s Animal Kingdom

  • Celebration of the Festival of the Lion King
  • DINOSAUR
  • Feathered Friends in Flight!
  • It’s Tough to Be a Bug!
  • Kali River Rapids
  • Kilimanjaro Safaris
  • Naʻvi River Journey
  • The Animation Experience

Lightning Lane

Price: Varies, but averages from $7 – $15 per person per attraction

For the first time, Disney has announced Lightning Lane pricing: $7 – $15 per person per attraction, but the price will vary based on demand.  You can use Lightning Lane with or without Genie+.  You can book and pay for up to two Lightning Lane reservations per day, but you can only book one at a time.

Guest of Disney Resort Hotels (plus other select hotels, including the Walt Disney World Swan, Walt Disney World Dolphin, and Shades of Green) can purchase their first Lightning Lane pass at 7 AM on the day of their visit.  Other guests can make their purchases when the park opens.

Sample Lightning Lane Prices

  • Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure on October 19: $9 per person
  • Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure on October 23: $11 per person
  • Expedition Everest on October 19: $7 per person
  • Expedition Everest on October 23: $7 per person
  • Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance on October 19: $15 per person
  • Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance on October 23: $15 per person

Attractions Offering a la carte Lightning Lane

Magic Kingdom Individual Lightning Lane Selections

EPCOT Individual Lightning Lane Selections

Disney’s Hollywood Studios Individual Lightning Lane Selections

  • Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway
  • Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Individual Lightning Lane Selections

  • Avatar Flight of Passage
  • Expedition Everest – Legend of the Forbidden Mountain

Lightning Lane Cancellation Policy

After a guest has selected and paid for a Lightning Lane attraction, Disney will not allow changes or cancelations.

Will you pay for Disney Genie+ or Lightning Lane to skip the line?